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The 2nd international IATEFL Web Conference 23 and 24 October

29 October 2015 | Sarah Redhead

The 2nd international IATEFL Web Conference, which included a panel discussion convened by Judith Hanks, was a huge success, with participants joining in from around the globe.

The two-day web conference was centred on 'Making connections across borders in English Language Teaching'. Even if you missed the conference, you can still log on and watch the presentations and discussions.

Talks included the development of creativity and team skills in the classroom, education for social justice, teacher research, psychology, teaching in challenging and low resource contexts, inclusive education, and the impact of technology. Speakers for the two days included Christina Broadus-Rebuffet, Nathan Arthur, Judy Boyle, Juup Stelma, Stephen Ryan, Laxman Gnawali, Thais Borges, Mercedes Viola, Susan Hillyard and Paul Driver. There was a selection of 9 talks and three interactive panel discussions over the two days, offering participants, the chance to get involved and share experiences, including:

  • Panel Discussion: International perspectives on the ‘What’, ‘How’ and ‘Why’ of practitioner research in language education  Convenor: Judith Hanks (School of Education, University of Leeds).

Find out more about the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) and watch presentations you missed.

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